Are you tired of the misconception that marketing is ineffective? Join us in this webinar where we'll debunk this myth and guide you through a comprehensive marketing case study. Discover the systematic approach we used to address the client's most pressing marketing challenges, paving the way for a strategic marketing roadmap to confidently launch their new business.
Join Ben Franklin Technology Partners and PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship for the finale of the 2023 PA Wilds $50K BIG IDEA Contest. A small group of finalists will present their business pitched to a panel of independent judges for a chance to win up to $50,000 in funding - plus an additional $2,500 People's Choice Award!
In this presentation, entrepreneurs will learn hot to talk with and engage investors and how to go from first conversations to first check. Additionally, attendees will get the chance to create their own and learn from others on how to build a successful elevator pitch. And, while starting up a company is both fun and a challenge, avoiding the “Valley of Death” is absolutely critical to go from idea to exit. As part of that process, attendees will understand the types of investments that are available, which are best for their specific opportunity and ultimately, why so many successful entrepreneurs are invested in and mentored by the Ben Franklin Technology PArtners. Finally, attendees will learn and better understand the most important criteria to assure startup and small business success and how they can bend the odds in their favor.
We are privileged to have Sylvester Mobley, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at the early-stage venture capital firm Plain Sight Capital, as guest of Ben Franklin’s next Capital Call.
In this 90-minute workshop, Brynne Tillman will give you the social selling guidance and share proven strategies and techniques including access to a library of templates and tools to use on LinkedIn to start conversations. “Social Selling” is about building rapport, providing real value, and developing credibility by being a trusted resource.
We are privileged to have Ellen Weber, Executive Director of Robin Hood Ventures, as guest of Ben Franklin’s next Capital Call. Based in Philadelphia, Robin Hood Ventures is a group of experienced entrepreneurs and accredited investors investing in high-growth startups since 1999.
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In this recording, discover the digital marketing fundamentals and tactics you need to understand to grow a successful business in today. Everyone registered also receives access to the FREE eBook jam packed with with expert advice, examples, and pro tips. to help them grow and compete.
LinkedIn is Taking Social Media to the Next Level!
With the addition of live video, LinkedIn has grown to be one of the most widely used business focused social media sites. The LinkedIn Live function on LinkedIn allows you to stream live video to your audience, which can expand your network and promote business growth.
In this event, you'll learn how to set up your LinkedIn Live channel and get advice on how to handle your first broadcast successfully.
Join Portfolio Coordinator and pitch coach Julie Bratton for this essential presentation on how to perfect your investor pitch deck. From clarifying the purpose and goals of the investor pitch, to what to include in the pitch deck to capture buy-in, Julie’s expert tips have helped hundreds of startups design and deliver a compelling case for funding.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners, an award winning tech-based economic development program, is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS who are developing new products or processes in the agriculture (AG) and food/beverage industries. Examples might include a new take on drone or smart farming, soil and crop health, pest management, AG machinery and automation, robotic solutions, sensor applications, dairy management, innovative food and beverage products, packaging, processing and supply chain solutions, and more!
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